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This best-selling JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW, Tenth Edition, text gives you timely coverage of theory, policy, and the latest research. Praised for its balanced approach and for the authors' engaging writing style, this text will help you understand the nature of delinquency and its causes, as well as current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. And JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW, Tenth Edition, includes leading-edge learning aids! Study more effectively and achieve success in your course with chapter objectives, critical-thinking questions, and a helpful point-by-point summary in each chapter. Plus, the book's many accompanying resources, such as the Book Companion Website, get you ready for your next exam!
Brandon C. Welsh is currently an associate professor of criminology at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on crime prevention, juvenile delinquency, and evidence-based policing.
Table of Contents
|The Concept of Delinquency|
|Childhood and Delinquency|
|The Nature and Extent of Delinquency|
|Theories Of Delinquency|
|Individual Views of Delinquency|
|Social Structure, Process, Culture, and Delinquency|
|Social Reaction, Conflict, and Delinquency|
|Developmental Theories of Delinquency: Life-Course and Latent Trait|
|Social, Community, And Environmental Influences on Delinquency|
|Gender and Delinquency|
|The Family and Delinquency|
|Peers and Delinquency: Juvenile Gangs and Groups|
|Schools and Delinquency|
|Drug Use and Delinquency|
|Delinquency Prevention: Social and Developmental Perspectives|
|The Juvenile Justice System|
|Juvenile Justice: Then and Now|
|Police Work with Juveniles|
|Juvenile Court Process: Pretrial, Trial, and Sentencing|
|Juvenile Corrections: Probation, Community Treatment, and Institutionalization|
|Delinquency and Juvenile Justice Abroad|
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